FRANCE: V for Victory

For once there was a shining semblance of unity in France: unity against the Communists. As a result of unity, there was victory. Future battles might have different outcomes, but in this one, at least, France had beaten the "Cocos." One night in Paris, where electric current was on again, two powerful searchlights made a giant V in the sky. Actually this show was for the late wartime hero, General Jacques Leclerc (TIME, Dec. 8), whose body lay in Notre Dame. But many Parisians saw it as a symbol of triumph over a...

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